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A mare used for breeding.
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a mare used for breeding.
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Noun1.broodmare - a female horse used for breeding
female horse, mare - female equine animal
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Sequester has won three of her last five starts, all in handicaps, but trainer David Lanigan is seeking a place finish that will enhance her broodmare value.
The second property, called Broodmare Farm, is 98 acres of land with a residence, two barns, multiple stalls and paddocks.
A mare and foal who achieved a rare double championship win at this year's Yorkshire Show took both the broodmare and foal awards.
Named in honor of the best Trakehner broodmare and champion broodmare of all warmblood breeds in Germany prior to World War II, the Palmenblute Award is awarded annually to the ATA purebred Trakehner horse that has contributed the most through competition to promote the breed in North America.
Prospector led both the American sire and broodmare sire lists twice.
Topics include requirements and recommended allowances for pregnant and lactating mares and foals, diets for donkeys in late pregnancy, milk yields, milk composition, restrictive grazing for obese ponies, fiber sources, machine milking, sick or orphaned foals, measuring weight, passive immunity transfer, pasture management in Europe and the US, the effects of nutrition on ovulation and puberty, and management strategies of the broodmare with Italian trotters as a case study.
Jim Goldie's 10-year-old - seven time a winner on the track - has won 10 on the Flat and eight over hurdles from 147 starts for almost pounds 120,000 in prize money and is to take up broodmare duties.
Graduates of Castlemartin Stud include Irish Oaks heroine Chicquita, globetrotting Grade 1 winner Joshua Tree and fellow top-flight winner Chinese White, who is now a member of the stud's broodmare band alongside her dam Chiang Mai.
The broodmare's stock will be in high demand following the Keeneland November sale, where Plum Pretty sold for $4.2 million.
ROGER VaRian has paid tribute to his dual group 1 winner nahrain after she was retired to her owner's broodmare band at Darley Stud on Thursday.
TRIP TO FRANKEL 2011 Broodmare of the Year is 16 but going strong AS THE dam of last year's Preakness Stakes winner Shackleford, Oatsee was a deserving Kentucky Broodmare of the Year in 2011.